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Ethnography and religious education project

Professor Robert Jackson | Education | 01 October 1990

Although religious educators often refer to religion in the lives of children and young people, and recommend that religious education draw on this experience in their teaching, little research has been done in the area. Using techniques developed du ...

Medical school: applications, admissions and progression

Professor Sowmya (Wiji) Arulampalam | Economics | 01 October 2003

In a periodic report in 1997, the uk medical workforce standing advisory committee (mwsac) made a number of key recommendations to the secretary of state for health (mwsac, 1997). In the context of what the report described as a significant imbalance ...

Professorial fellowship: models, measurement and inference in social research

Professor David Firth | Social Stats., Comp. & Methods | 01 October 2003

This project will produce substantial advances in statistical methods for the study of such phenomena as health inequality, inter-generational social mobility, and local variations in income, education, health, etc. Underlying these advances is devel ...

The elaboration of a paradigm: cosmopolitanism and military intervention

Professor Robert Fine | Political Science and International Relations | 01 October 2003

It is well known that contemporary political debate around military intervention is suffused with the rhetoric of morality. Our research reflects on this debate by exploring the idea of cosmopolitan justice: how it has been elaborated in contemporary ...

Collusive behaviour, mechanism design and incomplete information

Professor Bhaskar Dutta | Economics | 01 September 2003

This project is concerned with the analysis of collusive behaviour when interacting individuals have only incomplete information about other individuals characteristics - for instance, an indvidual bidder may not know the valuations of other bidders ...

Commodity market behaviour

Professor Margaret Slade | Economics | 01 September 2003

Commodities are homogenous products that can be sold under standard terms. In other words, buyers are usually indifferent concerning the identity of sellers. Furthermore, many agricultural commodities are produced by a very large number of sellers. F ...

The evolution of biomedical knowledge: interactive innovation in the uk and us

Professor Jacqueline Swan | Management & Business Studies | 01 September 2003

This research aimed to understand the processes underlying the evolution of knowledge required for biomedical innovation - a field where innovation process is heavily influenced by the institutional context (eg, regulatory) and also highly interactiv ...

Employment practices in german and us companies in central eastern europe

Dr Guglielmo Meardi | Management & Business Studies | 01 July 2003

The focus of the research project is on employment practices in multinational companies from united states and germany. Their approaches to employment relations have traditionally been seen as opposite: more direct in american companies, more partici ...

Centre for the study of globalisation & regionalisation

Professor Richard Higgott | Political Science | 01 October 2002

Qualitative and quantitative change is taking place in the relationship between economic activity in the realm of global markets and political activity in the realm of inter-state relations. The centre aims to address the implications for internation ...

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